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Morecambe 0-2 Cambridge United

Cambridge United notched their first win in eight League Two games as they overcame mid-table Morecambe.

The Shrimps started brightly with Jack Redshaw and Ryan Williams firing wide before the visitors improved.

Cambridge took the lead when Ryan Donaldson headed in Richard Tait's cross, before Jordan Slew finished from 12 yards to seal the win.

Morecambe slip to 13th in League Two, whilst Cambridge remain in 16th, eight points clear of the drop zone.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 25Arestidou
  • 22Parrish
  • 5HughesSubstituted forDevittat 80'minutes
  • 6EdwardsBooked at 76mins
  • 2Beeley
  • 10WilliamsSubstituted forMullinat 60'minutes
  • 4Kenyon
  • 13GoodallSubstituted forFlemingat 60'minutes
  • 19WilsonBooked at 61mins
  • 7Redshaw
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 3Devitt
  • 8Wright
  • 12Mullin
  • 17Fleming
  • 21McGowan
  • 27Amond
  • 30Stewart

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2Tait
  • 6Miller
  • 4Coulson
  • 3Taylor
  • 7DonaldsonSubstituted forDunkat 73'minutes
  • 8ChampionBooked at 85mins
  • 17HughesSubstituted forBallat 75'minutes
  • 25Mendez-Laing
  • 9Slew
  • 20HarroldBooked at 61minsSubstituted forSimpsonat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Dunk
  • 13Norris
  • 15Simpson
  • 18Nelson
  • 19Ball
  • 23Morrissey
  • 31Kaikai
Referee:
Darren Handley
Attendance:
1,593

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Morecambe 0, Cambridge United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Morecambe 0, Cambridge United 2.

Attempt missed. Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is too high.

Delay in match Laurence Wilson (Morecambe) because of an injury.

Corner, Morecambe. Conceded by Harrison Dunk.

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Andreas Arestidou.

Attempt saved. Dominic Ball (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Paul Mullin (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

Tom Champion (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Tom Champion (Cambridge United).

Paul Mullin (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United).

Paul Mullin (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Jamie Devitt replaces Mark Hughes.

Attempt saved. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) left footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Ryan Edwards (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Edwards (Morecambe).

Foul by Josh Coulson (Cambridge United).

Paul Mullin (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Dominic Ball replaces Liam Hughes.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Harrison Dunk replaces Ryan Donaldson.

Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Fleming (Morecambe).

Tom Champion (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul Mullin (Morecambe).

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Kevin Ellison.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Robbie Simpson replaces Matt Harrold.

Booking

Laurence Wilson (Morecambe) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Laurence Wilson (Morecambe).

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Matt Harrold (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card.

Laurence Wilson (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Matt Harrold (Cambridge United).

Attempt saved. Matt Harrold (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Andrew Fleming replaces Alan Goodall.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Paul Mullin replaces Ryan Williams.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton34197846301664
2Shrewsbury33187847242361
3Wycombe331612547291860
4Luton331610741271458
5Southend3316983830857
6Bury331671045351055
7Newport33158104038253
8Plymouth331571140251552
9Stevenage33147124843549
10Northampton331451453431047
11Wimbledon33129124343045
12Portsmouth331111113937244
13Morecambe33128133434044
14Exeter341111124348-544
15Accrington33134164153-1243
16Cambridge33118144844441
17Oxford Utd33911133640-438
18Mansfield33108152842-1438
19Dag & Red33107163746-937
20Tranmere33810153443-934
21Cheltenham33810153048-1834
22York33615123140-933
23Carlisle33103204058-1833
24Hartlepool3376202554-2927
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